Elaine J. Morgan is a Republican representing District 34 (Charlestown, Exeter, Hopkinton, Richmond, West Greenwich) in the Rhode Island Senate.
First elected to the Senate in November 2014, Sen. Morgan previously served three terms as Hopkinton's first female elected Town Sergeant.
During her time in the General Assembly, she has been taken action to address the issue of human trafficking. She was the Senate sponsor of a 2015 law increasing penalties for engaging in sex trafficking of minors.
She has cosponsored legislation to put a line-item veto before voters as a constitutional amendment, as well as a bill that would require businesses in Rhode Island with three or more employees to participate in federal E-Verify program. She has also sought to create a licensing program and set minimum standards for pump installers and commercial and residential water filtration/treatment system contractors.
In 2015, she was appointed to the Rhode Island Commission on Women.
Sen. Morgan is an entrepreneur and small business owner of Ashaway Dry Cleaning. She is a member of Our Lady of Victory Church in Ashaway and a former foster parent.
She and her late husband, Edward, have two children and two grandchildren.